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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Nuclear Deal With Iran 'Has To Include Their Behavior'

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham about the Iran nuclear agreement. He says a deal should have been contingent on Iran changing its behavior toward its neighbors.

Nuclear Deal Includes Surveillance Of Iran's Nuclear Facilities

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector Thomas Shea about the Iran nuclear deal and how the process of inspections may change.

A Thai Surrogacy Case, With A 6-Month-Old Girl Caught In The Middle

Baby Carmen was born to a surrogate mother in Thailand. Her parents, one American and one from Spain, have fallen afoul of a new law, and now the Thai woman who gave birth to Carmen wants her back.

They're The First Black Africans To Ride In The Tour De France

The two men are from Eritrea. They're rising (and climbing) stars. And they're changing the image of the bike in Africa, where it's often looked down on as a poor person's transportation.

Greece's Parliament Poised To Vote On Austerity Measures

The agreement struck this week with the country's creditors is expected to pass with support from the opposition, but the vote is tearing apart the ruling left-wing Syriza party.

Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal Meets U.S. National Security Interests

In a more than hourlong news conference, the president urged Congress to evaluate "this agreement based on the facts, not on politics." The deal faces much skepticism in Congress and in Israel.
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Obama To Give News Conference At 1 p.m.

The president is expected to discuss the Iran nuclear deal and the Greek bailout. WAMU 88.5 will pre-empt its usual programming — the second hour of The Kojo Nnamdi Show — to air the news conference.


Lots Of Other Countries Mandate Paid Leave. Why Not The U.S.?

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and President Obama are fond of pointing out that the U.S. stands nearly alone in not giving its workers paid leave. Here's how it got that way.

The Iranian Nuclear Deal: What Happens Next?

The nuclear negotiations were complicated. Tuesday's deal has created a whole new set of issues that will require Iran to scale back its program and the international community to ease sanctions.

Twitter Campaign Shows A Rosier Side Of Africa

The media often depict it as a land of suffering souls. Now a group of young Africans is using the hashtag #The AfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou to share "amazing people" and "amazing places."